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Ram Kumar
(1924 - 2018)

Untitled



The present lot, acquired in the 1960s, bears the characteristics of a significant period when Ram Kumar experimented with a predominantly "grey" or monochromatic palette. During the first half of this decade, according to critic Richard Bartholomew, "Ram alternated between the "literary" and the "pure" styles of abstraction. Colour and the complexity of imagery determined the mood of the painting... Using the encaustic process Ram even delved...



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  Lot 13 of 150  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
13-14 JUNE 2018

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$36,000
Rs 23,76,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ram Kumar
Untitled

Signed in Devnagari and dated '61' (lower right)
1961
Oil on canvas
22 x 26.5 in (55.9 x 67.3 cm)

PROVENANCE.:
Acquired in India by a US diplomat, circa 1960s
Thence by descent

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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